Disease Information for Chloroquine (Aralen) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Hyperpigmented patches/sun exposed areas
Rash
Motor and sensory neuropathy/Polyneuropathy signs
Nightmares/excess dreaming (Paroniria)
Hallucination/visual
Color blindness acquired/dimming
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
URINE Color Yellow Brown
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Platelet count (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Electrodiagnosis
EMG/Myotonic muscle activity
EKG (ECG)
EKG/Widened QRS pattern (ECG)
EKG/Drug induced QT prolongation (ECG)
EKG/Prolonged QT interval (ECG)
EKG/Changes/abnormalities (ECG)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Hereditary Blindness
Retinitis pigmentosa
Associated Disease & Complications
Cardiac arrhythmias
Cardiomyopathy
Drug induced Arrhythmias
Drug induced Cardiomyopathy/Cardiotoxicity.
Drug induced Dreaming/nightmares (Paroniria)
Drug induced Myopathy.
Drug induced Peripheral neuropathy.
Drug induced Photosensitivity rash
Drug induced Pigment changes.
Drug rash/Drug induced rash
Erythema multiforme
Hypokalemia
Lichen planus
Motor neuropathy
Myocarditis, toxic
Myopathy/secondary/nonspecific
Optic neuritis
Peripheral neuropathy
Photosensitivity dermatitis
Phototoxicity
Polyneuritis
Porphyria, attack, acute intermittant
Torsades de pointes/ventricular tachycardia
Toxic peripheral/polyneuropathy
Toxic Retinitis
Ventricular fibrillation
Ventricular tachycardia/arrest
Lichenoid Dermatitis
Lichenoid Mucositis
Toxic Myopathy/Poisoning
Polyneuropathy
Oculogyric Crisis
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Porphyria cutanea tarda
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antibiotic/Antimicrobial drugs (category)
DRUG/Antimalarial medications (examples)
DRUG/Anti-parasitic medications (examples)
DRUG/Dangerous for kids (10Kg)/Very
DRUG/Safe in pregnancy patient (B)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Myocardium Toxic Effect
Pathophysiology/Mobilized Porphyrin tissue stores
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
1,4 Pentanediamine, N4 (7 chloro 4 quinolinyl) N1,N1 diethyl, Chingamin, Chlorochin, CHLOROQUINE, Chloroquine (anti malarial), Chloroquine (anti malarial) (product), Chloroquine (anti malarial) (substance), Chloroquine (musculo skeletal), Chloroquine (musculo skeletal) (product), Chloroquine (musculo skeletal) (substance), Chloroquine (product), Chloroquine (substance), CHLOROQUINE PREPARATION, Khingamin, Brand name/Aralen (Chloroquin)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Contraindication
RX/Gold
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.1990 or before
DRUG/Dose 250 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 500 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose Weekly
DRUG/Given prophylactically
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

An Antibiotic drug used for non-resistant malaria prophylaxis;extra-intestinal amebiasis;anti-inflammatory drug for polyarthritis syndromes in the past;an aminoquinoline can cause retinopathy lowers seizure threshold;oral and parenteral preparation

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